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SubjectRe: [PATCH ghak90 V6 00/10] audit: implement container identifier
On 2019-05-28 17:53, Daniel Walsh wrote:
> On 4/22/19 9:49 AM, Paul Moore wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 22, 2019 at 7:38 AM Neil Horman <> wrote:
> >> On Mon, Apr 08, 2019 at 11:39:07PM -0400, Richard Guy Briggs wrote:
> >>> Implement kernel audit container identifier.
> >> I'm sorry, I've lost track of this, where have we landed on it? Are we good for
> >> inclusion?
> > I haven't finished going through this latest revision, but unless
> > Richard made any significant changes outside of the feedback from the
> > v5 patchset I'm guessing we are "close".
> >
> > Based on discussions Richard and I had some time ago, I have always
> > envisioned the plan as being get the kernel patchset, tests, docs
> > ready (which Richard has been doing) and then run the actual
> > implemented API by the userland container folks, e.g. cri-o/lxc/etc.,
> > to make sure the actual implementation is sane from their perspective.
> > They've already seen the design, so I'm not expecting any real
> > surprises here, but sometimes opinions change when they have actual
> > code in front of them to play with and review.
> >
> > Beyond that, while the cri-o/lxc/etc. folks are looking it over,
> > whatever additional testing we can do would be a big win. I'm
> > thinking I'll pull it into a separate branch in the audit tree
> > (audit/working-container ?) and include that in my secnext kernels
> > that I build/test on a regular basis; this is also a handy way to keep
> > it based against the current audit/next branch. If any changes are
> > needed Richard can either chose to base those changes on audit/next or
> > the separate audit container ID branch; that's up to him. I've done
> > this with other big changes in other trees, e.g. SELinux, and it has
> > worked well to get some extra testing in and keep the patchset "merge
> > ready" while others outside the subsystem look things over.
> >
> Mrunal Patel (maintainer of CRI-O) and I have reviewed the API, and
> believe this is something we can work on in the container runtimes team
> to implement the container auditing code in CRI-O and Podman.

Thanks Dan, Mrunal!


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